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[Asia, China] Smoking reduced in urban restaurants: the effect of Beijing Smoking Control Regulation

The Beijing Smoking Control Regulation achieved one of its intended goals of reducing smoking occurrences in restaurants, but further effort of strengthening implementation is still needed and should focus on boosting compliance with no-smoking sign requi
Tobacco Control
added Jul 14, 2016 13:53

[Asia, China] New draft of Chinese anti-smoking law weaker than health advocates had hoped

officials involved in discussions with officials close to the lawmaking process said the tobacco industry had urged the legislative affairs office of the State Council, China's cabinet, to keep allowing cigarette advertisements, and enable workplaces, res
added Jun 3, 2016 15:16

[Asia, China] Beijing's anti-smoking laws hailed a success

Liu, 33, moonlights as a leader of blue-vested volunteers who pursue violators and even extract letters of confession from smokers to be passed on to authorities. “Keep your footsteps quiet,” he whispered to his squad of two, pausing cautiously outside
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:20

[China] Beijing's smoke busters point the way for national ban

China has more smokers than any other country, but Liu's efforts partly explain the relative success of the capital's ban on smoking in public spaces. "We're very sensitive. We can tell from a single whiff if someone's been smoking," said the bearded ar
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 1, 2016 21:43

[Asia, China] Experts worry 'selective ban' on smoking to be regressive

the latest draft version of a regulation on controlling cigarette smoking in public places will leave a loophole for smokers and make it hard to carry out a ban nationwide... But the new version changed "comprehensive ban" to "selective ban", according to (cn)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:31

China debates nationwide smoking ban amid fears of a rollback

is gearing up to introduce a national smoking ban in public places, but there are report the countrywide ban will exempt restaurants, bars, hotels and airports. The toughest anti-smoking rules in the country are in Beijing, which issued rules in June las
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 1, 2016 15:33

[Asia, China] World Health Organization Calls for National Smoke-Free Law Ahead of World No Tobacco Day

As the first anniversary of Beijing's indoor tobacco ban, the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for the success of the Beijing program to be extended to the rest of China.
The Beijinger (cn)
added May 30, 2016 14:37

[Asia, China] Shanghai customs bust cigarette smuggling ring

busted a cigarette smuggling operation with the arrest of 20 suspects, six of whom were airport ground staff that helped the gang bypass customs checks. About 4,000 boxes of foreign brand cigarettes were confiscated in the operation.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added May 22, 2016 19:44

[China] 22nd Century Comments on Frivolous Lawsuit Filed by Crede

Crede CG III, Ltd. filed a lawsuit in the wake of the Company’s decision to terminate its China joint venture arrangement with Crede and its principal, Terren Peizer. As previously disclosed, on June 22, 2015, the Company terminated its joint venture with
Business Wire
added May 4, 2016 16:41

[Asia, China] Throwback Thursday: Beijing Bans Smoking (Once Again)

it's April 2008 and Beijing is ramping up for the Olympics, and in its haste once again announces it will attempt to ban smoking.
The Beijinger (cn)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:48
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